Hearts move top after RTU defeat

13 years ago

The standings at the top of the Glo Premier League continues to change after every match day as the league now has a new leader – the fifth since its start.

AshantiGold, Asante Kotoko, Berekum Chelsea and Heart of Lions have all occupied the top before. But Heart of Oak also take their turn at the summit after seven games.

For the first time in over a season, former champions, Accra Hearts of Oak have moved to the summit of the table.

And the Phobians managed that after a 2-1 win over Real Tamale United in Tamale.

Obed Ansah scored the two goals for the Phobians with one coming from the spot while Sherifdeen Mohammed also got a goal for the home side from the spot.

The win keeps the Phobians two points clear at the top after Heart of Lions failed to win against Liberty Professionals in the late kick-off at the Ohene Djan Stadium.

Yakubu Seidu scored the match winner for Liberty.

The stuttering form of Asante Kotoko continued at the Wa Park where they forced a draw 1-1 off All Stars.

Stephen Manu scored the equaliser with 15 minutes left to cancel out Daniel Bomfah’s lead for All Stars as the Champions have gone three games with no win, managing only two points from a possible nine.

At the Sekondi Sports Stadium, an Akowuah Mensah goal in the 78th minute helped Hasaacas to record their first win of the season in a 1-0 victory over Berekum Arsenals. The Hasmal Boys now move up to the third from the bottom.

AshantiGold ended their recent poor run of results with a 2-1 win against Kessben FC at the Len Clay Stadium.

Richard Mpong put the visitors in the lead but goals from Arafat Adjaku and Eric Adu Poku ensured that the Miners picked their second league victory.

Debutants Berekum Chelsea and Tema Youth shared the points in a goalless draw at the Sunyani Coronation Park.

A second half spot kick converted by Samad Oppong handed King Faisal the three points at the Baba Yara Stadium where they defeated Gamba All Blacks 1-0.

The last match for match-day-7 would is a clash involving two new promoted sides, Sporting Mirren and Eleven Wise at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Monday evening.

The outcome of the game would affect the standings at the top.